When “Johnny” came marching home: a Veteran’s tale

This week the country celebrated Veterans Day 2014. Who are these Americans remaining from WWII, Korea, Vietnam plus the continuing conflict in the Middle East? Over ten million American veterans returned from fighting the ‘War to end all Wars,’ … [Read more...]

Book Sale raises over $1000 for summer reading

Last Saturday's book sale at the Mesquite Library to benefit the Summer Reads program was another huge success thanks to the community members who bought over 2000 books. This was the second book sale sponsored by the Mesquite Library, Mesquite … [Read more...]

Girls raise funds with fun

It was holiday festive and extraordinary fun at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery in October 29 when 40 women gathered for a girls’ glamour day to benefit the Virgin Valley Artists Association community art education program.  The popularity of the … [Read more...]

Barbara Bain’s Many Missions

Two decades ago, Barbara Bain embarked on a mission many might have considered impossible: to convince children that books and reading could be fun. “I volunteered in a daycare and just started reading to the kids one day as we sat on … [Read more...]

Senior Games organizers need volunteers for April 2015

The Mesquite Senior Games is seeking motivated volunteers to assist with production of next year's Mesquite Senior Games Track & Field Meet scheduled for April 11, 2015. As the event continues to grow, they want to raise the bar (pun intended) … [Read more...]

Flags over Mesquite arrive Sunday

The Exchange Club of Mesquite invites you to again be part of an awe-inspiring event as they present the 9th annual One Thousand Flags Over Mesquite tribute to our veterans. The field of 1000 American flags will be assembled on the west field of … [Read more...]

Local Preschool to host Rummage Sale Saturday

The Mesquite Lutheran Preschool & Child Care is holding their Second Annual Charity  Rummage, Craft & Food Sale on Saturday. There will be lots of items from Arts & Crafts to Yard Sale items available. All proceeds benefit the Preschool … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Nov. 7, 2014

NOVEMBER IS ADOPT A SENIOR PET MONTH Puppies, kittens and other young animals are cute. They require a lot of time commitment, patience and energy from their owners. Many people have busy work and home schedules that keep them from providing the … [Read more...]

Beading workshop scheduled for November 13

Beading is a fun and fanciful craft for all skill levels, and now is the time to learn to make jewelry for the holidays.  On Thursday, November 13, Katherine Cole, one of Mesquite’s best jewelry makers, offers a “Stringing Jewelry 101” workshop to … [Read more...]

Missionary Couple Returns to Mesquite

Eugene and Connie Hughes recently returned from serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They served for twelve months at the Family and Church History Head Quarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. They served in the Joseph … [Read more...]